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Last year, we brought you an inside look at Pitch Night, a regular event at the Chelsea shop Story, where owner Rachel Shechtman and an assembled panel of judges review products brought in by local makers who are looking to sell at the store. The next one is coming up on Tuesday, May 20th, with a panel featuring TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie and GOOD Magazine editor-in-chief Ben Goldhirsh, who helped put together the store's current concept.
This time around, successful products could end up in Story, in the TOMS Marketplace, or be featured in GOOD magazine.
"This is my favorite event we do because there's something in it for everyone," said Shechtman. "Entrepreneurs get to discover new products, makers and brands get to pitch their products to retail and media channels, and everyone gets to mix, mingle and meet each other!"
"Pitch Night is a great opportunity for me to continue to meet entrepreneurs and makers in-person, and discover amazing things that could potentially be great additions to the TOMS Marketplace," added Mycoskie.
If you have a great product you want to share, RSVP here and get to working on your three-minute pitch. Story also recommends that you arrive early, as artisans pitch on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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